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2015 Schedule

All times are EDT. Direct links to presentations will be added as the presentations are published each day at 8:00 AM EDT. Presentations links will also be published to Twitter, Facebook and our conference video podcast channel in iTunesU.

Date and Time Strand/Event Presenter and Presentation
8:00 AM EDT, Mon., Oct. 12 Pre-conference Keynote Don Wettrick and Innovation class students
8:00 AM EDT, Mon., Oct. 19 Maker Ed Keynote Maker Ed: The Work and the Impact
Stephanie Chang and Trey Lathe, Maker Ed
Maker Ed Girls Make IT – Circuits Coding and eTextiles
Lucie deLaBruere
Stories of Connection Keynote Ordinary/Amazing Stories of Connection
Alan Levine
Stories of Connection  The Global Educator
Julie Lindsay
8:00 AM EDT, Tues., Oct. 20  Maker Ed Creator’s Studio
John Umekubo
Maker Ed Game Jams: Students as Designers
Matthew Farber
 Stories of Connection The #WalkMyWorld Project: Exploring the use of digital texts and tools as a means to connect, collaborate, and share
William O’Byrne
 Stories of Connection  Building Bridges: Connecting Students and Teachers to the World through Innovative Technologies
Jennifer Williams and Fran Siracusa
Stories of Connection The Power of the PLN in Your Own Backyard
Ben Rimes
 8:00 AM EDT, Wed., Oct. 21  Maker Ed  There Is Now a 5th Law of Robotics
Harrison McCoy
 Maker Ed CANCELLED – Harnessing the power of Minecraft and Video Games
Gabriel Yanagihara
 Stories of Connection  The Global Collaborators
Steve Sherman
 Stories of Connection  WOW! Wednesday (Without Worksheets! Wednesday)
Pat Goodwin and Susan Baker
  8:00 AM EDT, Thurs., Oct. 22  Maker Ed Merry Makers
Steve Sherman
 Stories of Connection  Social Annotations: Collaborative Online Reading
Paul Allison
Stories of Connection  Hot Teaching Spots
Maha Hassan
 8:00 AM EDT, Fri., Oct. 23  Maker Ed Getting Started with Maker Ed!
Jenny Lussier and Barbara Johnson
Maker Ed CANCELLED – One Teacher’s Plunge into STEM/Maker Education
Steve O’Connor
 Maker Ed CANCELLED – Digital Scrap-booking a Day in History
Matt Kukoda
Stories of Connection  A Little Help From Teachers Near and Far: Creating a Global PLN
Chris Turnbull
 Stories of Connection  What can social media aggregation contribute to advocating for education? Getting All A’s in School
Thomas Ho
 Stories of Connection Adam Jones’ Education Podcast Creation Story
Adam Jones
 8:00 AM EDT, Mon., Oct. 26 Overcoming Obstacles Keynote Overcoming Obstacles: From ‘Yes, But’ to ‘Why Not?’ and ‘How Can We?’
Scott McLeod
Overcoming Obstacles Reinventing Pre-Service Teacher Technology Courses
Panel with: Curby Alexander, Cyndi Danner-Kuhn, Dean Mantz, Wesley Fryer
Beyond the Core:
Art and More Keynote
Let’s Draw Some Attention: Digital Sketchnotes for Learning
Karen Bosch
 8:00 AM EDT, Tues., Oct. 27  Overcoming Obstacles  Tackkling SAMR: Appsmashing Apptivities
Courtney Kofeldt
Overcoming Obstacles CANCELLED – Technology Infused Active Learning
Pat La Morte
 Overcoming Obstacles CANCELLED – Making Thinking Visible with Technology
Clif Mims
Beyond the Core:
Art and More
Web Literacy Map V 1.5: Read, Write, and Participate for a Better Web
Ian O’Byrne, Greg McVerry
Beyond the Core:
Art and More
 Beyond Teaching and Learning: Leaving a Legacy
Janine Campbell
8:00 AM EDT, Wed., Oct. 28 Overcoming Obstacles  Robots in Class: Mimetics’s Experience
Michael Predko
Overcoming Obstacles Meeting Parents and Students Where They Are
Josh Allen
Beyond the Core:
Art and More
 Fairytale Compositions
Samuel Wright
8:00 AM EDT, Thurs., Oct. 29 Overcoming Obstacles  Social Media for Continuous Professional Learning
Angela McDurmon
 Beyond the Core:
Art and More
 Connecting Creativity
Erin Olson and Leslie Pralle Keehn
Beyond the Core:
Art and More
 Lesson Plan: The Worst Preso EVER!
Jon Corippo
8:00 AM EDT, Fri., Oct. 30 Overcoming Obstacles  High-Quality, Free, Online Professional Development
Devery Rodgers
Overcoming Obstacles What IS Your Next, Ontario?
Donna Fry and Mark Carbone
Overcoming Obstacles  CANCELLED Opening Doors and New Worlds: How the iPad Transports Students Through Time and Space
Chris Turnbull
Beyond the Core:
Art and More
Teaching the 21st Century Musician
Thomas West


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